FedEx is getting ready for its busiest day ever. A record 19 million packages are expected to ship on Monday. That is more than twice the amount handled on a typical shipping day.
Most people have heard about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But what about #GivingTuesday?
Cyber Monday, like its Black Friday cousin, is evolving with earlier bargains and sales.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Shopping expert Rachel Holland has done the “e-search” on the deals out there for Cyber Monday.
A survey released by the National Retail Federation on Sunday is showing that U.S. shoppers hit stores and websites at record numbers over the Thanksgiving weekend.
The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.
JC Penney took a different approach to Black Friday than other major retailers like Target, Wal-Mart and Toys ‘R’ Us, which opened Thanksgiving evening.
At some Wal-Mart stores across North Texas and the nation, shoppers looking to snag Black Friday bargains, were also greeted with public displays of employee discontent.
The day after Thanksgiving used to be a plumber’s dream because there were hundreds of people who found the scraps from holiday dinner creating an emergency for his family in the kitchen.
Even with stores like Wal-Mart and Target opening their doors on Thanksgiving, a lot of people still woke up early and stood in line on Black Friday.
Wal-Mart, Toys ‘R’ Us and Target stores in Dallas opened their doors to massive crowds Thanksgiving evening.